Australian Secret Intelligence
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Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), Australia’s domestic counterintelligence service, is responsible (in coordination with the Australian Federal Police) for preventing espionage by foreign powers, and is attempting to monitor and prevent terrorist and other … Read More

Treatment of racing dogs
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Living Conditions In many of the countries where there are large greyhound race tracks with gambling, the dogs live in kennels at or near the track or by their trainers. In the United States, the kennels are indoor crates stacked … Read More

Business Aspects of Housie
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In New Zealand and Australia, housie is often used a fundraiser by churches, sports teams, and other groups, and raffles are sold before the game. Bingo, as housie is known as in the UK (not to be confused with the … Read More

Slots Regional Variations
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United States In the United States, the public and private availability of slot machines is highly regulated by state governments. Many states have established gaming control boards to regulate the possession and use of slot machines. Nevada is the only … Read More

Lottery
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A lottery is a popular form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize. Some governments forbid it, while others endorse it to the extent of organizing a national lottery. It is common to find some degree … Read More

Horse racing
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A horse race at Del Mar. Horse racing is an equestrian sport which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times are an early example, as is the contest of the steeds of the god Odin … Read More

Illegal soccer gambling and Interpol
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Interpol had last year in October a very large operation involving Australia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to stop the illegal soccer gambling  which resulted in 423 arrests in 266 raids across the region, 272 underground gambling dens … Read More